City Views

CityViews 6/4/12: Wrongfully Convicted/Utah’s World Trade Center



Segment 1:

Faulty forensics, false confessions, eyewitness errors, shoddy police work, sloppy defense attorneys. All of these have lead to thousands of wrongful convictions in the U.S. But over the past two decades, 2,000 convicted prisoners have been exonerated of their crimes. On Monday, we’ll talk about errors in our justice system and life after exoneration.


  • Katie Monroe, Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
  • Kate MacLeod, musician
  • Bill Dillon, Exonerated inmate and musician

Jammin’ for Justice – a benefit concert featuring musicians who were wrongfully convicted and eventually exonerated – will be held Sunday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Proceeds will benefit the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center.




Segment 2:

Signs at the new City Creek Center point the way to the World Trade Center Utah. But what exactly is the WTCU? On Monday, we hear more about the non-profit and the potential for Utah companies in the global marketplace.


City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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